[Python-Dev] Paul Prescod: add Expat to 1.6

Skip Montanaro skip at mojam.com
Mon Jun 28 22:24:46 CEST 1999

    Andrew> My personal leaning is that we can get more bang for the buck by
    Andrew> working on the Distutils effort, so that installing a package
    Andrew> like PyExpat becomes much easier, rather than piling more things
    Andrew> into the core distribution.

Amen to that.  See Guido's note and my response regarding soundex in the
Doc-SIG.  Perhaps you could get away with a very small core distribution
that only contained the stuff necessary to pull everything else from the net 
via http or ftp...


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